Career Advice and Enrolment Events

Career Advice and Enrolment Events

Enrolment is the process that allows you to register and officially become a student of one of our Capital City College Group colleges. Enrolment for courses starting in September 2022 are now taking place at all our colleges.

Important announcement for parents and carers

Is your Teenager not happy where they are studying? Maybe they feel a little lost? Not sure what they want to do with their life? It’s not too late for them to change their mind. Capital City College Group are still enrolling!

At the Capital City College Group family of colleges, we provide more than an education, we provide a career.

  • 95% of our students progress into employment or further study
  • Each student has 45 days of work experience
  • Just under 2000 students have a mentor
  • We have award-winning internships
  • We work with 100s of employers every month to support our students into work
  • And we offer financial support with travel costs

Come to one of our advice and enrolment events on the 3rd of October where you will hear from our Principals, our Career Experts, and current students.

For more information on enrolment and Higher Education clearing please contact us online, or call one of our Enrolment hotlines (see details below).

City and Islington College

Career Advice and Enrolment Events
  • Centre for Applied Sciences: 4-7pm (directions)
  • Centre for Business, Art, and Technology: 4-7pm (directions)
  • Centre for Lifelong Learning: 6-8pm (directions)

CANDI Enrolment hotline: Contact us online here or call 020 7700 9200.

Westminster Kingsway College

Career Advice and Enrolment Events

WestKing Enrolment hotline: Contact us online here or call 020 7963 4181

The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

Career Advice and Enrolment Events

Conel Enrolment hotline: Contact us online here, or call 0208 442 3055

Career Advice and Enrolment Events
Career Advice and Enrolment Events

Enrolment Dates

You can enrol to study at our colleges from GCSE results day. If you’ve already applied to study with us, please make sure you login to the Applicant Portal and enter all required information before you come and enrol. If you’ve already enrolled, find out more about your first day and other induction information on our Starting College pages.

Please check out our enrolment dates and document information depending on your chosen college. Please note: Enrolment will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

In order to enrol with us, you will need to bring certain documents to ensure you are able to study with us, such as your residency and income documents, as well as exam results and prior qualification certificates. If you have an overseas qualification we can translate this for you. 

You will need to show you have 3 years residency in the EU and the UK prior to the start date of your course.

If you are an adult student (aged 19 or older) we will also need to check further documents, depending on the course you are planning to enrol on.

Please note: We are unable to sponsor students for a Student Route Visa (previously known as a Tier 4 General Student Visa) for 2022/23.

We will need to see evidence of your residency status in the UK along with proof of benefits and if you are working proof of your income.  Please see the documents we can accept in the following paragraphs: Residency Documents and Evidence of Benefits or Low Wage. If you don’t have these documents please contact us to discuss.

Here you will find all of the information about residency and income documents:

RESIDENCY DOCUMENTS

  1. If you have a Biometric Residency Card with any of the following statuses you must have evidence of 3 years residency prior to the start date of your course in the UK and your BRC end date must cover you for the duration of your course.
  • Limited Leave to remain
  • Leave to Remain
  • Leave to Enter
  • Stateless status
  • Self-Employed visa
  • If you are the husband, wife, civil partner, or child of any of the above we need to see your Marriage Certificate and/Birth Certificate along with your Spouse/Civil Partner’s/ Family Member’s passport/visa along with your passport/visa docs and evidence that your Spouse/Civil Partner’s/ Family Member’s has 3 years residency in the UK.
  1. British or Irish passports holders only: Have you renewed your passport or ID within the last 3 years? If so, we will need to see evidence of your residency back to 1st August 2019.
  2. If you are an EU/EEA/Swiss applicant: we need to see proof of your EUSS Pre or Settled status.
  • We cannot accept evidence of your application as proof of residency, and we can no longer accept your EU/EEA/Swiss passport or ID card as proof of residency.
  • Your EUSS must permit study.
  • We also need to see evidence that you have lived in the EU/EEA/Switzerland and UK for the 3 years prior to the start date of your course and you must have been in the UK prior to 31st December 2020.
  • If you have a Spouse or Family Member visa, we need to see your Marriage Certificate and/Birth Certificate along with your Spouse/Civil Partner’s/ Family Member’s British passport or EUSS and evidence that your Spouse/Civil Partner’s/ Family Member has 3 years residency in the EU/EEA/Switzerland and UK.

Please have the original document that you applied for your EUSS status with you, so that you can access your Home Office account to generate a Share Code for us.

  1. If you have any of the residency statuses below, we need to see your in date Biometric Residency Card (BRC)
  • ACRS – Indefinite Leave to Remain (Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme ILR)
  • ARAP – Indefinite Leave to Remain (Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy ILR)
  • British Nationals evacuated from Afghanistan by UK government before 6 January 2022
  • British Nationals evacuated from Afghanistan under Operation Pitting
  • Calais leave to remain
  • Discretionary leave to enter or remain
  • Exceptional leave to enter or remain
  • Humanitarian protection
  • Indefinite leave to enter or remain
  • Leave outside the rules
  • Refugee status
  • Section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 leave
  • Ukraine Extension Scheme
  • Ukraine Family Scheme
  • Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme (Homes for Ukraine)
  • The husband, wife, civil partner, or child of any of the above
  1. If you are an Asylum Seeker:
  • 16-18, or a vulnerable young adult and have just arrived in the UK, we need to see your ARC/Residence Permit along with a letter indicating that you are in the care of Social Services.
  • 19 or older, you must have lived in the UK for 6 months or longer. If you have been in the UK for more than 1 year, we will ask to see evidence that you are working with the Home Office towards either Refugee Leave to Remain or Leave to Remain. We also need to see your ARC/Residence Permit and your Bail 201 and/or IS96 immigration letter permitting study.

    If you are appealing a current decision you need to be in receipt of NAAS, show us your ARC/Residence Permit and your Bail 201 and/or IS96 immigration letter permitting study. 
  1. If you have a Tier 2 Visa we will need to see evidence that you have a licenced sponsor and a contract of work.
  2. If you have a Tier 5 Temporary Worker Visa, we will need to see evidence that you are coming to the UK through an approved government-authorised exchange scheme. This visa allows the worker to do work experience, training, academic research or a fellowship, and to take part in an Overseas Government Language Programme.

    If you have a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) visa, please find the eligibility criteria here.

    You will have to pay ‘overseas’ fees to enrol with us with a Tier 2 or Tier 5 visa. Unfortunately, you will not be eligible for any fee remission.

Please note: We are unable to sponsor students for a Student Route Visa (previously known as a Tier 4 General Student Visa) for 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18 and are the Child of a Diplomat, we will need to see your visa and your parent’s visa and proof of employment as a Diplomat. Your visa and the Diplomatic visa of your parent must cover the duration of the course. Once this is established, you may be able to study for free on a Further Education course.

If you are aged 19+ and the child of a Diplomat, please contact us to discuss enrolling with us.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS/INCOME DOCUMENTS

If you are aged 19 or older, and meet the residency requirements, you can study most of our Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 courses with us for free.

If you are employed, we will need to see evidence of your gross annual salary. This could be 4 weeks of wage slips, if you are paid weekly, or your current payslip, if you are paid monthly or a current employment contract, which states your gross monthly/annual salary.

However, if you are unemployed we will need to see evidence of JSA, ESA, IS and your full UC statement. We cannot accept bank statements for UC. You will need to show evidence of your benefits listed above, no older than 3 months prior to the start date of your course.

EVIDENCE OF BENEFITS OR LOW WAGE

If you are aged 19+ and are unemployed and plan to study any course up to level 2 or one of the new *L3 pathways, further information on level 3 courses that fall into this category are available from our “contact us” page on our websites, you must bring proof of one of the benefits listed below, no older than 3 months from the start date of your course:

  • Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Employment Support Allowance
  • Income support
  • Universal Credit – the full statement, not just the first page and not a bank statement. Or;

If you are working and earning a low wage and reside in London and earn less than £21,547.50 annual gross salary or outside London and earn less than £18,525 and intend to study a course up to level 2 or one of the new level 3 pathway courses, we will need to see your most recent wage slip or a current employment contract which states your gross monthly/annual wage.

  • If you plan to study a further education course at *L3 which does not fall into one of the new pathways or a L4, L5 or L6 course and wish to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees we will e-mail you a Learning and Funding Information Letter (LaFIL) at the point of enrolment so that you can apply.
  • If you intend to study a Higher Education course with us, please contact the reception team at your intended Centre of study for the information you need to apply for a Student Finance England (SFE) tuition fee loan. Please note that if you are aged 17 or 18, to study a Higher Education course with us you need to either apply for an SFE tuition fee loan or self-fund the course.

*If you are offered a place on one of the new L3 pathway courses you must meet eligibility criteria along with being in receipt of one of the benefits above or working and earning a low wage.

ADVANCED LEARNER LOANS (ALL)

If you aren’t eligible to study one of our Level 3 courses for free, you may be eligible to pay your fees with an Advanced Learner Loan (ALL). We need to issue you with a Learning and Funding Information Letter (LaFIL). You will receive this letter in person when you come and enrol, or the enrolment team may e-mail it to you. Please do not apply for an ALL until you receive this letter.

If your application for an Advanced Learner Loan has not yet been finalised you will need to show evidence that an application has been made.

Further information on Advanced Learner Loans is available at the GOV website.

STUDENT FINANCE ENGLAND HIGHER EDUCATION LOANS

If you intend to study a Higher Education course you may be eligible to apply for a Student Finance England (SFE) tuition and or maintenance loan. 

Please click here to download our guide on applying and eligibility to Student Finance England or visit the Student Finance Website.

If your application for a Student Finance England loan has not yet been finalised you will need to show evidence that an application has been made.

If an employer/sponsor is paying some/all of your course fees please bring a letter of ‘confirmation of payment’ on company headed paper dated and signed, confirming the amount that will be paid by the organisation, your name, ID number, and the person/address to be invoiced.

Please note that you will not be able to enrol without this letter.

SELF-FUNDING PAYMENTS

If you are paying your course fees, you will need to pay at enrolment; we accept payment by debit/credit card. You may also be eligible to pay your fees in instalments, which we will discuss with you at enrolment. 

If you have any further queries, please contact us here!